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EUROPEAN COMMISSION
HEALTH AND CONSUMERS DIRECTORATE-GENERAL
Directorate F - Food and Veterinary Office
Director

Recommendation
Action Proposed by the Competent Authority FVO Assessment of CA Response
1
To put in place, and make operational, the 
Accept. 
Priority: 
necessary implementing measures so that the 
Since the audit took place, national legislation 
requirements of Regulation (EC) No 1099/2009  to implement the requirements of Council 
Overall: Satisfactory
can be enforced.Conclusions upon which this 
Regulation 1099/2009 has been put in place 
recommendation is based: 20, 25, 35, 48 and 49 in Wales and Northern Ireland. These are 
available at: 
Proposed Action: For action by Unit F1
http://www.legislation.gov.uk/nisr/2014/107/
pdfs/nisr_20140107_en.pdf 
Proposed Action Detail:
http://www.legislation.gov.uk/wsi/2014/951/p F1 may wish to ask the CCA whether 
dfs/wsi_20140951_mi.pdf 
national legislation implementing the 
Additionally, both the FSA and the APHA 
requirements of Regulation(EC) No 
have taken the following actions to ensure 
1099/2009 has been put in place in England.
that the FVO’s concerns about planning for 
official controls, controls on business 
In addition F1 may wish to ask the CCA if 
operator obligations and killing at 
measuring device to record electrical 
slaughterhouse are addressed: 
parameters in waterbath stunners has been 
• From mid-August this year, FSA have
purchased and whether the veterinary staff 
introduced a new audit process that fully
have been trained in its use.
covers all the requirements of 1099/2009 and
domestic legislation.
• The FSA will start to enforce fully the
requirement for Standard Operating
Procedures and Animal Welfare Officers
including that for Certificates of Competence
from 22 October 2014 in Scotland and Wales.
Northern Ireland are fully enforcing these
Date: 30 June 2015
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